Three Ways to Make Sense of Errors & Logging
By Craig Ferril
Errors and log files are two of the most important tools a developer have to
try and find the source of a problem. If you're like most developers, your
approach to capturing and utilizing errors and logs is fairly
straightforward. You probably send log output to a file or a log aggregation
product. You may notify on the occurrence of errors, either sending emails
directly from your code, or via an error monitoring product.
What's lacking from these approaches is something a bit more holistic,
comprehensive, and contextual. The trouble comes in two forms:
There's often way more noise than signal if you're solely relying on logs to
track, isolate, and make sense out of your errors, especially if an error is
being thrown over and over again, or if you're dealing with log files across
numerous servers If you'r... (more)
ThingsExpo Named World's Most Influential M2M Media Brand
@ThingsExpo has been named the Top 5 Most Influential M2M Brand by Onalytica
in the ‘Machine to Machine: Top 100 Influencers and Brands.' Onalytica
analyzed the online debate on M2M by looking at over 85,000 tweets to provide
the most influential individuals and brands that drive the discussion.
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New State of the Art
Enterprises build applications with the latest tools, people and processes
yet failures riddle the headlines. If state of the art fails us, it means we
need a "New State of the Art."
In his Opening Keynote at 2nd DevOps Summit, John Michelsen, CTO of CA
Technologies, discussed how DevOps hopes to instill a new culture that
defines the new way of managing application delivery.
It's time Enterprise IT learns from every other industry and begins to use
simulation, supply chain governance, continuous delivery and feedback loops
to build better products.
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th
International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the
Javits Center in New York City, NY., and the 17th International Cloud Expo®,
which will take place on November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention
Center in Santa Clara, CA.
MangoApps provides private all-in-one social intranets allowing workers to
securely collaborate from anywhere in the world and from any device. Social,
mobile, and easy to use. MangoApps has been named a "Market Leader" by Ovum
Research and a "Cool Vend... (more)
DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo 2014 Silicon Valley was a terrific event for us.
The Qubell booth was crowded on all three days.
We ran demos every 30 minutes with folks lining up to get a seat and usually
standing around. It was great to meet and talk to over 500 people!
My keynote was well received and so was Stan's joint presentation with
RingCentral on Devops for BigData.
I also participated in two Power Panels - ‘Women in Technology' and ‘Why
DevOps Is Even More Important than You Think,' both featuring brilliant
colleagues and moderators and it was a blast to be a part of.
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This
approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables
businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines,
devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and
lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities.
In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and
Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discussed the real benefits to focus
on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the f... (more)
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The DevOps Institute provides enterprise level training and certification. Working with thought leaders from the DevOps community, the IT Service Management field and the IT training market, the DevOps Institute is setting the standard in quality for DevOps education and training.
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Plutora provides enterprise release management and test environment SaaS solutions to clients in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Leading companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, retail, pharmaceutical and media, rely on Plutora's SaaS solutions to orchestrate releases and environments faster and with integrity.
Products include Plutora Release Manager, Plutora Test Environment Manager and Plutora Deployment Manager.
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SYS-CON Events announced today the DevOps Foundation Certification Course, being held June ?, 2015, in conjunction with DevOps Summit and 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
This sixteen (16) hour course provides an introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will res...
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Recent Big Data challenges have driven the need for a distributed approach to analytics e...
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Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS | Containers & Microservices
Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda. With the launch ...
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Modern Systems announced completion of a successful project with its new Rapid Program Modernization (eavRPMa"c) software. The eavRPMa"c technology architecturally transforms legacy applications, enabling faster feature development and reducing time-to-market for critical software updates.
Working with Modern Systems, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) leveraged eavRPMa"c to transform its Student Information System from Software AG's Natural syntax to a modern application lev...
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The WebRTC Summit 2014 New York, to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 16th International Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit.
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SOA Software has changed its name to Akana. With roots in Web Services and SOA Governance, Akana has established itself as a leader in API Management and is expanding into cloud integration as an alternative to the traditional heavyweight enterprise service bus (ESB). The company recently announced that it achieved more than 90% year-over-year growth. As Akana, the company now addresses the evolution and diversification of SOA, unifying security, management, and DevOps across SOA, APIs, microser...
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The webinar, hosted by XebiaLabs, will feature 4 experts including Special Host Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project, along with IT thought leaders Gary Gruver, Randy Shoup and XebiaLabs' Andrew Phillips. The panel brings more than 30 years of collective experience surrounding microservices transformations at major companies including Google, eBay and Tripwire.
"The story around microservices and containers is pretty compelling and the attraction of more flexibility is obviously alluring,"...
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SYS-CON Events announced today that Creative Business Solutions will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Creative Business Solutions is the top stocking authorized HP Renew Distributor in the U.S. Based out of Long Island, NY, Creative Business Solutions offers a one-stop shop for a diverse range of products including Proliant, Blade and Industry Standard Servers, Networking, Server Options and...
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SYS-CON Events announced today that FierceDevOps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
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GENBAND has announced that SageNet is leveraging the Nuvia platform to deliver Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) to its large base of retail and enterprise customers. Nuvia’s cloud-based solution provides SageNet’s customers with a full suite of business communications and collaboration tools.
Two large national SageNet retail customers have recently signed up to deploy the Nuvia platform and the company will continue to sell the service to new and existing customers. Nuvia’s capabili...
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WSM International is launching a DevOps services division that offers assessment, consulting and implementation to large enterprises and organizations with complex infrastructures. This is the first independent services company to create a dedicated practice to help organizations looking to transition to the DevOps model.
The concept of DevOps is to blend information technology (IT) software development with operations to optimize the computing infrastructure according to the specific needs of ...
Mar. 27, 2015 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,428
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Cisco makes amazing things happen by connecting the unconnected. Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by becoming the worldwide leader in transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborat...
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SYS-CON Events announced today that robomq.io will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
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